Wed, 08 Jun 2118 20:12:17 -0400

The new age of energy
The viability of alternative energy is no longer in question. Now, the conversation in Davos is about to how fast global industries can move away from their heavy dependence on fossil fuels.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:45:19 -0500

Wells Fargo to pay $3 bln for fake accounts
Wells Fargo reached a settlement Friday for a massive fake account scandal, in which it admitted to guilt and agreed to pay $3 billion to the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission. Conway G. Gittens details the official announcement.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 19:22:19 -0500

Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from non-disclosures
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be released from their accords if they choose. Freddie Joyner has more.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 18:03:40 -0500

Weinstein jury deadlocked on most serious charges
The jury in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault trial in New York said on Friday they were deadlocked on the most serious criminal charges and suggested they were unanimous on the others leveled against the former Hollywood mogul.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 18:02:19 -0500

Trump says Russia supporting his reelection 'another misinformation campaign'
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said on Twitter that the idea that Russia wants him to win re-election was "another misinformation campaign" launched by Democrats. This report produced by Chris Dignam.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:52:20 -0500

Wall St. dragged by coronavirus fears, business data
U.S. stocks tumbled on Friday after a spike in the number of coronavirus cases and new data that suggested the outbreak is harming the U.S. economy. Conway G. Gittens has the market recap.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:57:20 -0500

'These people are crazy' - Trump responds to new Russia report
During a rally in Las Vegas Friday afternoon, President Trump tried quashing the latest report that Russia is again attempting to assist him in a presidential election.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:18:19 -0500

Week ahead: falling bond yields, coronavirus fears, retail results
Key events to watch next week include low bond yields and how much further they fall as coronavirus fears rise, holiday-quarter sales from Home Depot and Macy's, as well as the final read on fourth-quarter GDP. Conway G. Gittens has the look ahead.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 16:08:20 -0500

Oystermen struggle to survive amid Florida, Georgia water battle
The future of oystermen in Florida` s Apalachicola Bay may be determined by the U.S. Supreme Court, which is expected to rule later this year on a seven-year-long legal battle between Florida and Georgia. Yahaira Jacquez reports.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:04:08 -0500

Pare back growth stocks: advisor
Mercadien Asset Management president Ken Kamen says investors should pare back on holdings of growth stocks, especially tech, due to high valuations and exposure to the coronavirus outbreak.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 15:01:18 -0500

Trump: U.S. may give farmers more aid until trade deals 'kick in'
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday composed a tweet entirely in capital letters pledging to further help American farmers, even after his USDA secretary said the sector should not count on a bailout in 2020. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:47:39 -0500

Trump: U.S. may give farmers more aid until trade deals 'kick in'
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday composed a tweet entirely in capital letters pledging to further help American farmers, even after his USDA secretary said the sector should not count on a bailout in 2020.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 14:27:20 -0500

Breakingviews TV: M&A redial
T-Mobile US and Sprint got one step closer to finally sealing their $120 bln merger. An amended agreement means Sprint owner SoftBank is getting a smaller slice of the stake. Jennifer Saba discusses the upsides for both companies.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 13:59:19 -0500

Philip Morris' campaign to "normalize" IQOS
A Stanford study found that Philip Morris' marketing of its IQOS tobacco device continues to stray substantially from its corporate standards on youth-oriented marketing. Fred Katayama reports.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 13:51:19 -0500

Branson says new Virgin cruise line will overcome coronavirus fears
British entrepreneur Richard Branson heralded his first cruise ship "Scarlet Lady" on Friday as targeting a younger generation of holidaymakers with a range of attractions that he believes will outweigh any fears around coronavirus. Edward Baran reports.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:31:18 -0500

'Traumatized' Africans stranded by coronavirus plead to be brought home
Thousands of Africans are stranded in the quarantined Chinese city of Wuhan and its surrounding province. Meanwhile back on the continent, fishermen who rely on China for exports are struggling. Lauren Anthony reports.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:31:02 -0500

Research seeking answers to athletes head trauma
Dr. Ann McKee of Boston University studies the brains of deceased football players at the world's largest brain bank, hoping to learn about the long-term impact of repeated head traumas for people ranging from professional athletes to victims of domestic abuse.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 12:05:20 -0500

Italy` s mountain rescue team take on climate change
The Italian Alps are under attack by climate change with a consistent temperature increase, glaciers are shrinking and avalanches are becoming more common, putting alpine rescuers in more danger as they climb the mountains looking for survivors.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:42:19 -0500

Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes
Democratic candidates and volunteers are canvasing Nevada in cars, on foot, and even on horseback a day before the state holds a nominating contest in the 2020 race for the White House. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.


Fri, 21 Feb 2020 11:32:19 -0500

German mass shooting reopens gun law debates
Germany's government faced calls to toughen gun ownership laws and step up efforts to track far-right sympathisers, after the suspect in one of its worst mass shootings since World War Two was found to have published a racist manifesto. Soraya Ali reports.